Lefty professor: NRA ‘has blood on its hands’ from NYC cop killing

Lefty professor: NRA ‘has blood on its hands’ from NYC cop killing

In a Wednesday column on Talking Points Memo, Occidental College politics professor Peter Dreier asserted that those who believe New York mayor Bill de Blasio was partly responsible for the December 20 murder of two NYPD officers should instead “point the finger of blame” at the National Rifle Association.

Dreier wrote that while “it was [Ismaaiyl] Brinsley who pulled the trigger…the NRA and its Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre also have blood on their hands…For decades, the NRA has fought every effort to get Congress and states to adopt reasonable laws that would make it much less likely that people like Brinsley would be able to obtain a gun.”

Even though the NRA’s “arguments are bogus,” opined Dreier, it “has the money, and a small but committed hard core of members, to translate [its] idiot ideas into political clout to thwart even reasonable gun-control laws.”

From Dreier’s piece (emphasis added):

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